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What types of liposuction can be performed?


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2011-05-30 06:46:04
2011-05-30 06:46:04

Tumescent liposuction, the most popular form of the procedure, can be performed on many parts of the male and female body. Abdominal liposuction is most often performed on women. This is an effective replacement for tummy-tucks for most patients. Many women who have an abdominal bulge after child birth or a hysterectomy find that liposuction can improve the look of their stomach. Arms are also a mostly female procedure and produce the highest rates of success. Many women choose to have the flap under the upper arm reduced with liposuction. Included in this area is the fat at the front of the underarm, just above the bra line, and at the back of the underarm as well. Liposuction of the breasts can be performed on both men and women. Women who have very large and mostly fatty breasts may find that they can attain results similar to or better than a traditional breast reduction surgery. Liposuction on breasts that are mostly glandular is not efficient nor is it recommended. Some men have significant fatty deposits in the breast area and see significant results with liposuction. Men suffering from gynecomastia, a condition where there is a large amount of glandular breast tissue, are not good candidates for this procedure. Many women find that the buttocks area contains a great deal of fat and achieve great results with liposuction of this area. The primary goal is to achieve a more rounded look, symmetry, and of course a smaller profile. The lower legs and ankles can be treated with liposuction, however the procedure is more risky because most of this fat is superficial. These areas are more susceptible to nerve and blood vessel damage. Liposuction of the thighs, in many cases, should be done over a series of procedures. Because there is a larger area to cover, the risks of complications increase. Hips, outer thighs and buttocks are usually done at the same time. Anterior thighs and inner thighs should be done at a separate time.

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